Special Events Intern (Fall - Spring - Summer)


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


3700 Wheeler AvenueAlexandria, VA 22304


SUMMARY: The Special Events intern assists CFNC with all aspects of event planning. The Fall intern will support the Fall Donor Appreciation Reception , annual Spring Benefit/Gala and silent and live auction. The Spring Intern will support Spring2ACTion, Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day, Backpacks for Brighter Futures event and the annual Spring Benefit/Gala. Summer intern will support Backpacks for Brighter Futures event, and Fall Donor Appreciation Reception.


  • Manage event records, including sponsorship and ticket sales.
  • Help coordinate event logistics for each event.
  • Play a key role in outreach, record keeping, and organization of third party event partnership.
  • Manage and update sponsor and guest mailing lists.
  • Assist with special event and day-of-event operations including set-up, tear-down and other manual labor projects.
  • Assist with mail merges, envelope stuffing, data entry, filing, and vendor communication.
  • Other administrative duties as assigned.


Internship lasts 14 weeks (10 weeks in the summer) and requires a commitment to work a minimum of twenty hours weekly (days and hours are flexible). Availability on the occasional evening/weekend is also desired.


  • Administrative Support
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Verbal / Written Communication

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 20 hours/week during M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

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